12th May 2022

Green deal: Environmental compliance

Aurel Ciobanu-Dordea, Director of Compliance, Governance and Support to member states in the European Commission’s DG Environment says that much work remains to be done if […]
12th May 2022

All-Ireland Pollinator Plan: Boosting biodiversity

Úna FitzPatrick, Project Manager of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan (AIPP), discusses how the plan, now in its second iteration, can encourage biodiversity action across all sectors. […]
12th May 2022

‘Now or never’ for limiting warming

Immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors are required if global warming is to be limited to 1.5oC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) […]
12th May 2022

Developing sustainable buildings through circular design

The construction sector is witnessing an unprecedented policy and regulatory environment for climate-related legislation and action plans in Ireland. Organisations are becoming concerned about the impact […]
12th May 2022

The circular economy and climate ambitions

Assistant Secretary leading the Circular Economy, Natural Resources and Waste Policy function in the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC), Philip Nugent, discusses the […]
12th May 2022

European trends in climate litigation

Climate litigation, as a way of advancing a variety of strategic environmental aims, has increased over the past 30 years. These types of cases will inevitably […]
9th May 2022

Climate Action Plan 2021

In April 2022, the Dáil approved Ireland’s first ever carbon budget, a significant part of the Climate Action Plan 2021 (CAP21), which makes Ireland one of […]
9th May 2022

Ireland’s gas network: A decarbonisation solution of size and scale

With renewable gases, the gas network will decarbonise Ireland’s energy system, says David Kelly, Gas Networks Ireland’s Director of Customer and Business Development. Gas network of […]
6th May 2022

Catharina Sikow-Magny: Decarbonising Europe’s economy

Catharina Sikow-Magny, Director of Green Transition and Energy System Integration at the European Commission, discusses the role of renewable energy in decarbonisation, the Fit for 55 […]